NTSB Identification: SEA82DA125
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, July 12, 1982 in KENDRICK, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/12/1983
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N82168
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A FENCE DURING ROLL-OUT AFTER THE PILOT LANDED ON A 2000 FT FARM FIELD. POWERLINES WERE LOCATED AT EACH END OF THE FIELD AND THERE WAS A SLIGHT DOWNHILL SLOPE. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE TOUCHED DOWN AT ABOUT MIDFIELD WHILE LANDING IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS. HE STATED THAT BRAKING ACTION WAS VERY POOR ON THE GRASS AND HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP BEFORE HITTING THE FENCE. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS ABOUT 5700 FT.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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